Replacing front bumper cover on 2002 Saturn SC2. Difficult?

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  1. BigToque

    BigToque Lifer

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    There is a big crack on the front bumper cover ov my 2002 SC2 and the whole thing needs to be replaced.

    I was thinking that instead of paying a few hundred in labour charges, I could just do it myself (I heard that it shouldn't be too difficult).

    What are your thoughts? Do it myself, or let the saturn dealership do it?
     
  2. MercenaryForHire

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    It's plastic, just wave a heat gun over it until it melts together. :p :D

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    Seriously, a bumper removal on most any small car is easy. Think of it this way - if a ricer can do it, you certainly can.

    I'd suggest it being at least a two-man job, and for the love of all things (un)holy make damned sure the car isn't going anywhere if you put up on blocks to work on it.

    - M4H
     
  3. broon

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    Don't go to the dealership. Go to a real bodyshop. They will do it for less. But if you are mechanically inclined, give it a shot.
     
  4. KMc

    KMc Golden Member

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    The problem is not finding the part and installing it, it's that the part will be unpainted. So, hopefully your color car looks good with a grey primer bumper cover. Probably tough finding one at a junkyard in your color that still looks good.